Senate Debates Future of Renewable Energy Credits

With commercial cellulosic ethanol production getting a jumpstart in places like Iowa and Kansas this year, the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday began discussing the future of the energy tax code du... Read More

Experts say wheat farmers should watch Black Sea exports

The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do ... Read More

Nebraska jail worker resigns in Lego theft case

A Nebraska corrections officer has resigned after police posted a video showing the theft of Legos from a Wal-Mart store. Wal-Mart employees tell police they looked through surveillance footage after finding an empty Lego box Friday. They say a ma... Read More

DGCS's Crime of the Week

The Gothenburg Police Department is investigating a Burglary. Sometime between September 1st and September 10th, 2014, someone entered a residence in 100 block of 9th Street in Gothenburg, NE. A gas stove possibly a Maytag brand was stolen. Stove was... Read More

Orman Admits Tie To Ex-Bank Exec Convicted Of Insider Trading

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Independent Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman acknowledges having a modest business tie to a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted of insider trading. Orman said Wednesday during a news conference that Rajat Gupta is... Read More

Nebraska shelter reports 26-dog donation

A western Nebraska breeder has given 26 small dogs to a Grand Island shelter. The Central Nebraska Humane Society director says it's unclear why the owner donated the animals to the shelter on Sunday. Thirteen of the animals were sent to Start Ove... Read More

Former Kansas Gov. John Anderson Jr. Dies at 97

John Anderson Jr., who served as Kansas governor from 1961 to 1965, has died. His daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Anderson, says Anderson was 97 when he died Monday at an extended-care facility in Olathe. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Ande... Read More

USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an answer to... Read More

Huskers Rally for 3-1 Win Against Creighton

The No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a slow start to defeat the Creighton Bluejays 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20) in the first meeting between the teams since 2011 before 8,060 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Wednesday night. ... Read More

Reutlinger new SRO at LPS

Chad Reutlinger is the new School Resource Officer at Lexington Public Schools.    Officer Reutlinger is a graduate of  Lexington Public Schools and earned Physics and Criminal Justice degrees from Nebraska Wesleyan. Reutlinger has 10 years of... Read More

Facebook Group opposes R-Project

There's a group on Facebook opposing the R-Project called Save the Sandhills. Member Bob Price says it seems like their greatly valued land is being used quite a bit. "We feel like the Sandhills is not only a state treasure, but a national treasur... Read More